The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, and it did not affect the versions of perl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw.
CVSS v2 metrics
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (perl)||RHSA-2011:0558||2011-05-19|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||perl||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4||perl||Not affected|